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  • Communicators with Senator Ed Markey and Former Representative Jack Fields
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    Communicators with Senator Ed Markey and Former Representative Jack Fields

    Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and former Representative Jack Fields (R-TX), who had large roles writing the Telecommunications Act of 1996, talked about its creation, whether it had addressed…

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  • The Communicators Rick Boucher and Jack Fields
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    Revising the 1996 Telecommunications Act

    Former Representatives Rich Boucher (D-VA) and Jack Fields (R-TX) talked about the 1996 Telecommunications Act and congressional efforts to rewrite it. Both men were instrumental in writing…

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  • Telecommunications Issues
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    Telecommunications Issues

    Following an introduction by Rep. Fields, Telecommunications Subcommittee chairman, Mr. Hendricks talked about the future of telecommunications and his company’s new products. After his…

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  • Telecommunications Legislation Passage
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    Telecommunications Legislation Passage

    After the House passed a telecommunications reform bill, Commerce Committee members talked to reporters about the difficult debate over the bill and the impact it will have on the industry.

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  • Telecommunications Act Part 1
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    Telecommunications Act Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony concerning legislation that would change telecommunications regulations. Executives from several television companies testified about the ramificatons of…

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  • Telecommunications Act Markup Part 1
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    Telecommunications Act Markup Part 1

    Committee members held a markup session, in which they debate final language for the telecommunications regulation reform legislation.

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  • Future of Telecommunications
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    Future of Telecommunications

    Leaders from the telecommunications industry offered perspectives on the current and future challenges of the industry, technological changes, and the role of the NAFTA and other…

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  • Wiretapping Access
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    Wiretapping Access

    This was a hearing of a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee looking into wiretapping access. The hearing focused on proposals that require telecommunications providers to include…

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  • Recent Telephone Outages
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    Recent Telephone Outages

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the effects and causes of recent telephone network outages on the East Coast, which disrupted air traffic control systems at several airports in the New York area.…

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  • Telephone Rate Regulation
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    Telephone Rate Regulation

    The House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Telecommunication and Finance held a hearing on regulation of telephone rates and efforts to control cross-subsidization between regulated and competitive…

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